Tsunamis

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‘Volcanic eruptions are like cats’: the La Palma volcano explained
The ongoing eruption on La Palma has raised concerns over cancelled holidays and a potential tsunami. Here a volcanologist weighs the risks

Robin George Andrews

03, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Tsunami review – a shamefully sensationalised look at horror
The 2004 Boxing Day tsunami is a story that didn’t need to be overdramatised. But Channel 5 appear to have missed the memo with this formulaic, melodramatic mess

Lucy Mangan

23, Aug, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Ancient tsunami could have wiped out Scottish cities today, study finds
Research maps the extent of the catastrophic Storegga tsunami 8,200 years ago for the first time

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

04, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Second chance: clock stopped after Japan tsunami starts ticking a decade later
The century-old temple clock has come back to life when an aftershock of the 2011 quake hit the region

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

14, Apr, 2021 @4:52 AM

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Three stories of hope: 10 years on from Japan's triple disaster
Much has changed along the hundreds of miles of devastated coastline and the recovery is gathering pace

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

11, Mar, 2021 @1:17 AM

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Japan's 2011 tsunami, then and now - in pictures
Then and now photographs show the extent of the destruction of the 2011 tsunami in Japan, and the enormity of the reconstruction work

Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images

10, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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After the wave: a decade of grieving for a daughter lost to the Japanese tsunami
Mai was 12 when she died in one of the most harrowing stories to emerge from the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

09, Mar, 2021 @1:00 AM

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Cabinet in New Zealand to review Covid settings next week – as it happened
Prime minister says immunisation ‘roadmap’ will be released soon

Elle Hunt in Wellington

05, Mar, 2021 @3:59 AM

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Thousands of New Zealanders allowed to return home after tsunami alert
Residents on North Island instructed to evacuate after three earthquakes felt across the country in one day

Staff and agencies in Wellington

05, Mar, 2021 @12:47 AM

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Fishing boat washes up in Japan almost 10 years after it was lost in tsunami
Tiny boat swept away in 2011 disaster may have reached the waters off the US west coast

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

15, Dec, 2020 @5:03 AM

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Earth's final frontier: the global race to map the entire ocean floor
An ambitious project to chart the seabed by 2030 could help countries prepare for tsunamis, protect marine habitats and monitor deep-sea mining. But the challenge is unprecedented

Laura Trethewey

30, Jun, 2020 @7:30 AM

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Russia earthquake: tsunami warning cancelled after 7.5 magnitude event
US tsunami warning centre says only very small tsunamis were generated

Guardian staff and agencies

25, Mar, 2020 @3:57 AM

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